Nadar (Christian traditions) in India


Population
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
Progress Gauge
* From latest India census data.
Current Christian values may substantially differ.

Subgroups: 2

Subgroup Name Population
Melnatar 17,000
Pulikkapanikkan 1,200

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People Name General Nadar (Christian traditions)
People Name in Country Nadar (Christian traditions)
Pronunciation NAH-dar
Population this Country 1,440,000
Population all Countries 1,449,000
Total Countries 2
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 3
Unreached No
Frontier People Group No
Pioneer Workers Needed
Alternate Names Gramani; Nadar Christian; Sanan; Shanan; Shanana; Shananar; नादर
People ID 21552
ROP3 Code 118357
Country India
Region Asia, South
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 10  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States on file 27
Largest States
(only 15 largest shown)
Tamil Nadu
1,138,000
Kerala
242,000
Karnataka
28,000
Maharashtra
7,700
Puducherry
3,200
Telangana
2,600
Delhi
2,400
Goa
1,500
Gujarat
700
West Bengal
600
Chhattisgarh
400
Andhra Pradesh
400
Madhya Pradesh
300
Andaman and Nicobar
300
Rajasthan
200
Districts Interactive map, listing and data download
Specialized Website South Asia Peoples
Country India
Region Asia, South
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 10  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States 27  (only 20 largest shown)
  Tamil Nadu 1,138,000
  Kerala 242,000
  Karnataka 28,000
  Maharashtra 7,700
  Puducherry 3,200
  Telangana 2,600
  Delhi 2,400
  Goa 1,500
  Gujarat 700
  West Bengal 600
  Chhattisgarh 400
  Andhra Pradesh 400
  Madhya Pradesh 300
  Andaman and Nicobar 300
  Rajasthan 200
Website South Asia Peoples
Primary Language Tamil (1,032,000 speakers)
Language Code tam   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 8
Secondary Languages
Malayalam
241,000
English
7,800
Konkani, Goan
1,600
Tulu
1,100
Kannada
800
Konkani
500
Kodava
100
Primary Language Tamil (1,032,000 speakers)
Language Code tam   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 8
Secondary Languages
  Malayalam 241,000
  English 7,800
  Konkani, Goan 1,600
  Tulu 1,100
  Kannada 800
  Konkani 500
  Kodava 100
People Groups Speaking Tamil

Primary Language:  Tamil

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1714-1956)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1715-1998)
Bible-Complete Yes  (1727-2021)
Bible-NT Audio Online
Bible-NT Text Online
Possible Print Bibles
Amazon
World Bibles
Forum Bible Agencies
National Bible Societies
World Bible Finder
Virtual Storehouse
Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching
Audio Recordings General Ministry Resources
Audio Recordings Love letter to you from scripture
Audio Recordings Online New Testament
Audio Recordings Online New Testament
Audio Recordings Online New Testament
Audio Recordings Online New Testament
Audio Recordings Online New Testament
Audio Recordings Online New Testament
Audio Recordings Online New Testament
Audio Recordings Recorded oral Bible
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio
Film / Video Finding Peace
Film / Video Following Jesus video
Film / Video God's Story video
Film / Video Indigitube.tv Video / Animation
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Tamil
Film / Video LUMO film of Gospels
Film / Video Magdalena video
Film / Video My Last Day video, anime
Primary Religion: Christianity
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical Unknown)
100.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
* From latest India census data.
Current Christian values may substantially differ.
Map Source People Group data: Omid. Map geography: UNESCO / GMI. Map Design: Joshua Project  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more